VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM | CHINA | END POVERTY

Gratitude from the heart of the mountains

Nayu Village is 115km away from the nearest city. Nayu is beautiful but very remote. Most of the villagers who live in Nayu make their living from the land. The family of Liu Xuelan is no exception.


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The final phase of our village development program

The original objective of the Kaili Village Development program was to have 450 families moving sustainably towards a poverty free future by December 2017. At time of writing, 300 families are in the program and progressing well. In fact, 85% of these families have now repaid their Captivating loans to Heifer China.


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"Thanks Captivating" - Kaili Village Development brings hope to more families

By Francine Zhang (Village Development Project Manager) Yang Sheng Cai and his wife live in Duoji village. Their only son is married and has two sons. Yang's son and his wife moved to town in order to look after their elder...


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The future for Yang's family

By Francine Zhang - Project Manager Heifer Logo Yang Ha Miao and her husband live with their aging mother and two grandsons in a small and empty...


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Passing-on-the-gift Triumph - Captivating Kaili Village

We are thrilled to report that passing-on-the-gift has been hugely successful. As at 30 June, 2015, there are 282 families in the Captivating Kaili Village Program. We started with 153 original families back in 2012 who received initial funding from the program and received either pigs,...


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"When the tide comes in, ALL the boats rise" - Job Creation Changing Village Life

Yang Lao Hai is 47 years of age, unmarried and lives in Daxi Village. Yang Lao Hai had never had a job because he has an intellectual disability which has left him with limited skills. He lives at his brother’s home...


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Hope never got lost here!

Xu Xikui turns 70 years old this year. He and his wife have a son who is married with two children. His two grandsons are studying in the City of Kaili an hours drive from their village. They are in Grade 3 and Grade 8. Their son and...


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Why sustainability is ALWAYS the best way forward for poor villages

(by Andrew Colquhoun - Captivating Co-founder & CEO) 12 Stones - A Documentary About The Cornerstones of Heifer's Work Around the World from Read the full article...